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Master Scheduler

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment -- a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and harsh environments. These interconnect solutions make possible applications like avionics, jet engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and harness assemblies, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and cabin systems for today's "connected aircraft". Vertical markets served include commercial and military aviation, space, military ground vehicles, unmanned / drone vehicles, as well as marine offshore oil and gas (MOG) development. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity in extreme environments, from the deepest oceans, to deep space exploration. In your relentless need to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power management, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you get your product to the market faster with smarter, better interconnect solutions.

Job Overview

The Master Scheduler has responsibility for developing and issuing executable production schedules for tactical and strategic planning windows in order to meet or exceed customer on time delivery. This includes verification of available capacity and material and material availability.  This position will set recommend appropriate stocking levels based on production needs and forecasted demand. The Master Scheduler is responsible for researching and setting appropriate MRP signals in MRP system and all planning data to optimize and simplify the planning process while maximizing the resources. The Master Scheduler coordinates daily with the Production and Planning Teams to ensure accuracy the Production Schedule. The Master Scheduler will assist with making recommendations to resolve issues affecting schedule adherence and customer service level performance. The Master Scheduler will assist with customer service inquiries and issues and is responsible for providing accurate and timely lead time estimates and order status information.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Plans production schedules for all product lines. 
  • Generate and review plant capacity data.
  • Plans flow of work through plant, considering raw materials and shipping dates of finished products
  • Alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
  • Follows the progress of work on assigned orders to ensure the production schedule is being met, investigates incomplete or delayed orders.
  • Working closely with cross-functional leads, identify, plan and resolve inconsistencies and gaps between demand and supply.
  • Coordinates and communicates production requirements within the respective Value Stream. 
  • Works with procurement team to assure raw materials and purchased parts meet production and delivery requirements.
  • Responsible for expedites within value streams, as required, to ensure production schedules are met.
  • Monitors lead times and lead time offsets in the system to reflect flow and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Detailed Capacity Planning
  • Communication and coordination with Production Supervisors and Customer Service.  The production planner is accountable to schedule execution and works closely with production supervisors to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.
  • Initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities related to production planning, customer service and inventory management.
  • Review MRP data integrity for assigned work centers and materials.
  • Participate in Lean activities and support the factory tier process as required.
  • Manage and recommend inventory levels ensuring uninterrupted supply of parts while maintaining optimal inventory levels, along with ensuring customer reliability and meeting target inventory turns.
  • Responsible to plan for both internal and external production resources required to support customer delivery schedules.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Supply Chain, Materials Management, Business, Logistics or related field.
  • 3-5 years' scheduling operations in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize workload as conflicts arise and understand and deal with the impacts of their priority decisions, meeting customer needs while protecting the interests of the company.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve inconsistencies and gaps between demand and supply (forecast/customer orders vs. supply chain, shop capacity and manpower)
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access required, 
  • Strong Knowledge and Experience of MRP/ERP Systems.
  • Excellent collaboration skills required.  Able to effectively interface at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of processes and machines related to products manufactured within a given value stream.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • APICS CPIM/CSCP
  • 5-7 years material management / material requirements planning / master production scheduling experience
  • Multiple MRP/ERP software experience
  • LEAN implementation experience a plus
  • Six Sigma Green Belt a plus

What TE Connectivity Offers

 

We offer a competitive “total rewards” compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive, and meets the needs of our employees.

 

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families 
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

 
Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

Location: 

Bellville, TX, US, 77418

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  45941


Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Developer, Electrical, Scheduler, Lean Six Sigma, Technology, Engineering, Administrative, Customer Service, Management

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